Posts Tagged Men’s sports

Big Four Classic extended through 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The annual basketball doubleheader featuring Iowa’s four Division I teams has been extended through 2017.

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APNewsBreak: Garcia resigns as FIFA prosecutor

This is a Friday, 27. July 2012, file photo of Chairman of the two chambers of the new FIFA Ethics Committee Michael Garcia from the US during a press conference at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland. It is announced Wednesday Dec. 17, 2014, that Michael Garcia has resigned as FIFA's ethics prosecutor, citing a "lack of leadership" at football's world governing body in its handling of his World Cup bid corruption investigation. (AP Photo/Keystone, Walter Bieri, File)

GENEVA (AP) — The American lawyer who led the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid process resigned from the FIFA ethics committee on Wednesday in protest over the handling of his findings.

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Seattle acquires outfielder Justin Ruggiano from Cubs

SEATTLE (AP) — The Mariners have found a right-handed bat for their outfield, acquiring Justin Ruggiano from the Chicago Cubs.

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Inverness Club to host US Junior Amateur in 2019

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Inverness Club has been selected by the United States Golf Association as the host site for the 2019 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship, to be contested July 15-20.

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Blatter to AP: “Surprised” by Garcia resignation

FIFA president Sepp Blatter, right, and UEFA president Michel Platini talk before the semi final soccer match between Real Madrid and Cruz Azul at the Club World Cup soccer tournament in Marrakech, Morocco, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter tells The Associated Press he is “surprised” by the resignation of Michael Garcia, the American lawyer who led the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid process.

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